Engineering

The Municipal Engineer (1950-1990)

Len worked in local government for nearly 40 years across the east and south of England bringing improved roads, water and sewage systems to local communities. Starting out on my career I left grammar school in July 1950 and I didn’t have a job to go to. The careers advice that I got in those […]

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The post office engineer – and the horses (1940s-2016)

Although most of Dick’s life was as a Post Office engineer, his first job was as ‘ho gee’ boy on the farm. My first job was before I’d left school. I started work when I was 11 year old on the farm as a ‘ho gee’ boy. In those days [late 1940s] agriculture was labour […]

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